Originally posted on THE UP NORTH READER: To call it a mild winter would be putting it, well, mildly. As our current mid-winter warmup rolls on, those in the upper Midwest are either rejoicing at the unseasonable temperatures or are dreading the impact that it will have on the outdoor industries—namely skiing, sledding and snowmobiling.…
The Washington Post reports The Environmental Protection Agency has given notice to dozens of scientists that they will not be renewed in their roles in advising the agency, continuing a scientific shake-up that has already triggered resignations and charges from some researchers that the administration is politicizing the agency. Read full story at: EPA just gave notice to […]
Audubon has an article explaining how Flamingos are able to stand on one leg without falling. over. The new research shows that the birds are specially built for balancing. Read story and see video at How Flamingos Stand on One Leg Without Falling Over | Audubon
The Desert Sun has series of videos on what is happening to the Salton Sea The Desert Sun investigates the crisis of the shrinking Salton Sea, from its worsening dust storms to its disappearing birds. The lake is becoming a toxic dust bowl — nearly 15 years after California lawmakers promised to fix it. Watch […]
National Geographic reports The U.S. Endangered Species Act has saved more than 200 species from extinction—but business and political interests want to scuttle it. Read story at Inside the Effort to Kill Protections for Endangered Animals
Audubon has a bird guide that is available both on-line or with an app. It includes in-depth profiles, range maps, photo galleries, and bird calls, you can discover lesser-known species or learn something new about one of your already beloved birds. Check out the Bird Guide online or download the Audubon Bird Guide app today.